Our Stories

Inspiring stories about hope and love for youth experiencing homelessness, as well as up-to-date news about Covenant House Vancouver

Susie is committed to making a change…

Susie* stayed with us a few times over the past year. In her most recent stay, she came to us directly from a violent situation and an abusive relationship. When she arrived at our Crisis Program, she told us we ... Read more

Kristy HayterOctober 21, 2020

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Today is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty and the 2020 theme is acting together to achieve social and environmental justice for all. Poverty is not solely an economic issue, but rather a multidimensional phenomenon that encompasses a lack of ... Read more

Kristy HayterOctober 17, 2020

A young man reconnects with his mom

A young man came to our Crisis Program because of family breakdown. This led him to reach out and ask us for help. During his intake, we talked about the several things he was going through and developed a good ... Read more

Kristy HayterOctober 16, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving

We are wishing all our youth, volunteers, supporters, donors and staff a very Happy Thanksgiving! This year more than ever we want to express our gratitude for all the inspiring people in our Covenant House family. Our office will be ... Read more

Kristy HayterOctober 12, 2020

Today is World Homeless Day

The 10th of October marks World Homeless Day it’s a chance for the global community to acknowledge those experiencing homelessness.World Homeless Day draw's attention to homeless people’s needs locally and internationally and provides opportunities for the community to get involved in responding ... Read more

Kristy HayterOctober 10, 2020

It’s Mental Illness Awareness Week!

Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) is an annual national public education campaign designed to help open the eyes of Canadians to the reality of mental illness. The week was established in 1992 by the Canadian Psychiatric Association, and is now ... Read more

Kristy HayterOctober 08, 2020